The designation of “STEM Scholar” is awarded to a select group of current and rising seniors each year. This achievement signifies that the student has completed a rigorous course of studies in all areas of STEM during her time at St. Joseph’s Academy and has extensive involvement in STEM extracurricular activities and community events.

The following criteria are used to evaluate applicants. Applicants who best fit these criteria will be selected.
  • Cumulative GPA
  • Number of credits earned before graduation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
  • Active membership in a STEM-related honor society such as Beta Chi Pi or Mu Alpha Theta
  • Active membership in other STEM-related clubs including: Earth Angels, Art Club, Photography Club, JoeBotics, Rocket Club, Billiken Beams, stage crew for the school plays, Photography, layout editor for The Voice, WWT Hackathon, SJA SWENext or the film crew for St. Joe TV
  • Attendance at school STEM events such as Lunch & Learns or Engineering Design Challenges
  • Participation in STEM workshops in St. Louis
  • Participation in STEM summer programs
  • Performing service at a STEM-related agency or on a STEM-related mission trip
  • Participating in a career investigation by shadowing, interviewing, job training or interning with someone in a STEM career
  • Experience presenting the results of their own original research work or the work of a team project in which they were actively involved by participation in the Greater St. Louis Science Fair or completion and submission of an eCYBERMISSION Folder or STARS
 

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St. Joseph’s Academy is a private, Catholic high school for girls in St. Louis, Missouri, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our mission is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others. Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.

St. Joseph's Academy

2307 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131
Phone: 314-394-4300
Fax: 314-965-9114
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